As the men’s and women’s basketball teams make their final preparations for their upcoming season in division II competition, they welcomed the Fort Stewart basketball teams to Tiger Arena.
Savannah State Football has ushered in a new, more entertaining era in 2019 thanks to its first winning season since 1998. Savannah State played their last home game of the season against Fort Valley State beating them handily in front of a large crowd, thereby securing the SIAC East Regular…
At the start of a typical weekend at Savannah State University, a student showcase was held in Whiting Hall’s auditorium. The student showcase known as SSU Underground put on a concert full of local student artists which acted as a platform for Savannah State students to promote any personal…
Lee Ivory, celebrated journalist, media consultant and executive, former professor of journalism at Virginia Commonwealth University and American University, and former publisher and executive editor of USA Today’s Sports Weekly spoke to mass communications majors on Friday morning.
Democratic Presidential candidate Kamala Harris met on a conference call with various editors of HBCU publications recently to address her student journalism advocacy and her personal support of the importance of media in the upcoming election.
The flu is a common illness in any population, and it usually takes a few days for a person to recover from it. This year it has been projected that there will be many outbreaks that will affect many people, and people should prepare to get their flu shots.
To combat the spread of fake news, Facebook has announced that they are adding a news tab to their U.S. user interface. The company has teamed up with the Wall Street Journal, ABC News, CBS News and Fox News among other news outlets to test the site's new ad-on.
“Every entrepreneur is a problem solver, find a problem and you too can achieve maximum success”, says Dr. Samms-Brown as she opened up for the Savannah State University Entrepreneurship Day.Entrepreneurship Day is a formal forum that allows local high school students the exposure and intera…
When Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen originally introduced its chicken sandwich no one expected it would be as popular as it was. A fierce competition emerged between the fried chicken chain and the popular Chick-Fil-A, which claims to to be "Home of the Original Chicken Sandwich".
Savannah State University crowned its 2019-2020 Mister and Miss Savannah State University during Homecoming week at a New Orleans Mardi Gras theme called “Mardi Gras by the Marsh”.
Professor Darryl Thompson and a cast of talented SSU students are preparing to open their fall production of "The Weird" by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.
Tuesday, Oct. 22, kicked off Homecoming’s Trap Runway Fashion Show at Savannah State University in Tiger Arena where models rocked the latest lines from Gucci, Calvin Klein, and many more brands, all of which rocked the show.Campus Activities Board (CAB) were setting up the event with so muc…
The Environmental Science Club and the International Students Association are working together to help campus grow, literally.
One year after protests took an endangered Africana Studies major from the chopping block, the program is still fighting for stability.
The week of Homecoming is one of the most exhilarating on campus filled with traditions such as the Step Show and Coronation. Usually the Campus Activities Board releases the list of events and performers weeks ahead of time, but this year, that announcement was delayed until fewer than two …
Hispanic Heritage Month continued with a dance party on Oct. 10, giving students a taste of culture from their Hispanic student peers.SOMOS Tigres, the on-campus organization for first-generation Hispanic/Latino students, hosted the dance in the King-Frazier Ballroom starting at 6 p.m.Franci…
Savannah State University has a rich history of dressing for success. The students are always polished and professionally dressed, especially on “Fried Chicken Wednesday".
On Oct. 1, a federal judge temporarily blocked Georgia’s controversial abortion law, which banned the medical practice after detection of a heartbeat in the fetus.
On July 1, Kimberly Ballard-Washington officially started her tenure as interim president at Savannah State University after the retirement of Cheryl Davenport Dozier. Tiger's Roar sat down with Ballard-Washington after the semester started to discuss her plans in this role and the future of…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning the public to quit using e-cigarette products after an outbreak of lung diseases reported throughout the United States.
Savannah State University students might get an unpleasant surprise on Nov. 5 when they attempt to vote. Depending on the address students use as their residence on campus will determine if they can vote in the Savannah municipal elections.
Savannah State University is celebrating Hispanic heritage month. On Sept. 24, the film Un Perro Andaluz (An Andalusian Dog) was shown in Payne Hall on campus.
The City of Savannah plans to widen DeLesseps Avenue and Skidaway Road near Harry Truman Parkway- but first, they need to take ownership of property in nearby neighborhoods.
On Tuesday, Sept. 24, students at Savannah State University gathered at the Howard Jordan Building, Torian Auditorium for the 2019 SSU Mayoral Candidates Forum presented by Savannah State’s Student Government Association and the Savannah chapter of the NAACP.
Devil’s Backbone showed the violence and tragic experiences that people faced during the Spanish Civil War.
Karissa Grace Tatum passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 in a lethal car crash. She was a volleyball athlete at Savannah State and a junior classman of the Mass Communications department.
The Savannah State University Athletics Department took a few moments at the first home football game Sunday to remember student Karissa Tatum, who died after a car wreck on Sept. 1.
Savannah State University has international students from all the parts of the world, including the Bahamas. Those students are working hard to help families and friends in the archipelago, which was destroyed by Hurricane Dorian as a Category 5 storm when it hit the area.
Savannah State University will be back up and running as per usual Monday, Sept. 9. Students who live on campus are free to return to campus Saturday, Sept. 7.
As Hurricane Dorian bore down on the Bahamas, Savannah State University was one of the first to call for evacuation of the campus and move its courses to Desire2Learn for the majority of the week.
Savannah State University finds itself at the doorstep of a controversial decision following a board decision made on Tuesday, Aug. 27. The Chatham Area Transit service for route 12A between East Victory Drive and Savannah State University will be terminated on October 12.
Savannah State University has released through the LiveSafe app that since Georgia state Governor Brian Kemp has issued a mandatory evacuation for six of Georgia’s coastal counties, including Chatham County where SSU is located.
Savannah State University has cancelled classes for Tuesday, Sept. 3 but students should check their D2L accounts in order to not fall behind in their classwork.
Hurricane Dorian has been updated to a Category 4 storm by the National Weather Service. It's expected that its current path will make landfall on Florida's eastern seaboard sometime late Monday night or Tuesday morning.
A neighbor of the victim of the shooting that took place on Savannah State University's campus Tuesday afternoon recounted her experience being one of the first people to attend to the victim at the scene.
To help students wind down from a hectic school year and to create a relaxed environment ahead of finals, Savannah State Athletics is hosting the “Relaxation Station” for its student athletes.
As the university prepares for the retirement of President Cheryl Dozier, Tiger's Roar asked students on campus what they thought about the legacy Dozier is leaving and what they would like to see in the next leader of Savannah State University.
Cheryl Davenport Dozier has served as the 13th president of Savannah State University. In 2011, Dozier assumed the role as the first permanent female president at the university. This year, Dozier announced she would retire from her role.